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The IAB Hosts Private Disneyland Paris Audition

‌ The IAB is thrilled to host a private Disneyland Paris audition for graduate students this Sunday 23rd April. Only enthusiastic and highly energetic performers will be selected. Luckily, these qualities are what the IAB is all about! Disney is looking for 30 females and 15 males to join the parade in celebration of its […]

Liam O'Sullivan's Acting and Anxiety Class

“Whether you think you can or you think you can’t… chances are you’re right” by Rebecca Fixemer

‌ At the end of the first term, the actors of the IAB had a great opportunity to participate in an accent training workshop, followed by a stage fright workshop. We were all very impressed when Liam O’Sullivan, the workshop leader, suddenly started reciting Shakespeare and songs such as “The Greatest Love of All”, in […]

Performer and Choreographer, Sam Fleet

Meet Guest Lecturer Sam Fleet

‌ The Institute of the Arts Barcelona is excited to have commercial performer and teacher Sam Fleet in the studios this week giving the students a feel for professional level choreography. Same Fleet has incredible experience in the field! Take a look at everything he has achieved! Early Start Sam grew up in Essex, before […]

Studio Wayne McGregor at IAB

Studio Wayne McGregor at the IAB once more!

‌ Caterina Carvalho – Studio Wayne McGregor from Institute of the Arts Barcelona on Vimeo. The students across the courses were thrilled to have Caterina Carvalho in the IAB Studios for a week of intensive workshops.

Guest Musical Director Matt Abrams

‌ We are thrilled to have Matt Abrams working with the second year musical theatre students in the fun-loving musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Along side Head of Musical Theatre Nikki Laurence, Matt Abrams is pushing the students to vocal excellency, debuting the show this Friday and Saturday at 16:00 & 20:00. […]

Acting News

‌ Cristina Giordana from Barcelona´s Teatre Akademia at the IAB The IAB is privileged to have Cristina Giordana, Management Director of international Teatre Akademia is a guest at the IAB on Thursday 9th February. On this occasion, Cristina Giordana is also a guest in “The Good Soul of Szechuan”, staged by the 3rd-Year Acting Students […]

Guest Lecture on Mask and Ancient Theatre

‌ IAB will host an academic guest lecture/seminar for the students of BA Acting and MA Dance on the topics: “The Origin of the Mask before Commedia dell’Arte: the Characters of Ancient Farce”, with Prof. Elena Scuotto, on Thursday 23th February 2017 in Studio 5. Prof. Elena Scuotto has taught Classics at the University “Federico […]

IAB Partner in International Theatre Production Directed by Vincenzo Liguori and Armando Rotondi

‌ IAB is partner in the production of the monologue “Diary of a Madman” written by Chinese author Lu Xun, considered as the father of modern Chinese literature. Inspired by Nikolai Gogol’s homonymous short story, “Diary of a Madman” show us the paranoia of a madman, who sees cannibalism both in his family and the […]

Actor Vincenzo Liguori at IAB

‌ The IAB is privileged to have M° Vincenzo Liguori visit the IAB this week (10-14 January), as a guest of Dr Armando Rotondi (Lecturer in Performance Theory, History and Criticism), delivering a special class to the 1st-Year BA Students in Acting for the “Landscape Theatre” module on Thursday 12th January. Vincenzo Liguori is an […]

Master of Life

‌ by Jessica Hallam In undertaking a Masters Degree in Dance at the Institute of the Arts Barcelona I can truly say that within a few months, I felt the inspirations and vibrancy from colleagues and professors, as well a wave of inspiration for my artistic imagination thanks to the surrounding community. As one of […]

La vida de un estudiante en el IAB – David Martin

‌ Ya han pasado cuatro años desde que empecé mi aventura en el IAB. Ahora estoy en mi último año de carrera y el tiempo ha pasado volando. Han sido unos años muy intensos. Siempre estás constantemente viviendo nuevas experiencias, tanto dentro del IAB como fuera. Me acuerdo cuando empecé en el Foundation de Acting […]

A Critique on Against Love

‌ by Elisa Sartor, PhD Against Love by Catalan playwright Esteve Soler is a great episodic play with some excellent parts that reach real levels of Theatre of the Absurd. The showcase presented by BA Acting 3rd-Year students of the Institute of the Arts Barcelona and directed by Pep Garcia-Pascual at Sala Tantarantana in Barcelona, […]

The People I’ve Met and How They’ve Changed Me

‌ If I am being completely honest, IAB is an amazing place because of how it teaches you to appreciate an individual. IAB and its location teaches you social skills to deal with almost anyone you come in contact with in a respectful manner. Since arriving in Sitges, I have built professional and personal relationships […]

Working with Pep Garcia Pascual

‌ The 3rd year acting students are really thrilled to work with director Pep Garcia-Pascual. Thanks to him, they can experience working as a company where actors also take on production roles. Pep founded his own company in Barcelona, Parking Shakespeare, and since then they have been performing non-stop. Working with him was the perfect […]

Mandy Ellen at IAB

‌ The IAB had the privilege of having Mandy Ellen, principal of Mandy Ellen Performing Arts, in our studios last week. The Musical Theatre students felt inspired and extremely grateful for their time spent with this highly ambitious professional. Mandy Ellen’s Biography Mandy has been dancing since the age of 3 and has studied all […]